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Our Ankeny team is passionate about providing pet parents with the information they need to help their four-legged family members achieve optimal health. Check out our blog for tips on keeping your pets healthy and happy.

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What Is Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs?

What Is Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs?

A healthy kidney performs a range of essential functions, dogs with acute kidney failure experience a sudden and rapid reduction in kidney function that requires urgent veterinary care. Our Ankeny vets explain the signs and symptoms to look out for.

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Everything About Tooth Resorption in Cats

Everything About Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth resorption in cats is a condition in which the body breaks down and absorbs the structures that support the tooth. Today, our Ankeny vets talk about the symptoms of tooth resorption in cats and how it can be treated.

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Dental Hygiene in Cats 101

Dental Hygiene in Cats 101

For cats, dental health is key to good long-term oral and overall health. In this post, our Ankeny vets share some tips on how to care for your cat's teeth and maintain their dental health.

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Dog Dental Care: Periodontal Disease

Dog Dental Care: Periodontal Disease

A dog's oral health can have a huge impact on their overall health. Many dog owners don't know this and sadly many of our canine companions don't get the dental healthcare they need to prevent oral health issues such as periodontal disease. Here, our Ankeny vets explain.

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Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental Disease in Dogs

Caring for your dog's teeth is an important part of their oral and overall health. In today's post, our Ankeny vets discuss some common signs and types of dog dental disease. 

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Symptoms of Bladder Stones in Cats

Symptoms of Bladder Stones in Cats

Our Ankeny vets often see cats suffering from uncomfortable symptoms related to bladder stones, but how do they develop and how can they be treated? Today we look at the types, causes, symptoms and treatments for bladder stones in cats.

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Symptoms & Treatment for Dog Diabetes

Symptoms & Treatment for Dog Diabetes

Our Ankeny vets are seeing increasing numbers of dogs with diabetes. While treatments are available for diabetes in dogs, there is no cure. Today, we look at some of the most common symptoms of diabetes in dogs, and the available treatments.

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A Complete Guide To Kitten Care

A Complete Guide To Kitten Care

Bringing home a new kitten is both a joyful time and a huge responsibility. To help you to provide your kitten with a good start to a healthy life, check out the tips below from our Ankeny vets.

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At What Age Is My Dog Considered Senior

At What Age Is My Dog Considered Senior

Today our Ankeny vets discuss at what age a dog is considered senior, how to spot signs of aging, and the special care requirements that an aging dog may need.

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Cat Recovering from Surgery

Cat Recovering from Surgery

After your cat's surgery, a little extra attention is going to be required to allow for the incision to heal without becoming aggravated, injured, or infected. In today's post, our Ankeny vets share some strategies for caring for your feline friend as they recover from surgery.

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